“College means that barrier disappears, and frankly, you might find that you get sick of someone way faster than you'd expect when they're sleeping over every night,” he said.
Couples often meet from living on the same floor or having the same major, and that close proximity could cause some issues.
Women in particular "want to make a decision quickly and cut their losses, because they have learned life is too short for dating games.” Keep in mind, women typically live longer than men, which adds a certain emphasis to life being "too short" that younger daters may not think about.
This research from Bowling Green State follows two relevant studies: One, a survey of singles from Match.com, found that older people were more orgasmic than younger daters, if more selective about what they were seeking.
By crouching late at night over his laptop, exchanging messages with women he's never met, your new boyfriend is behaving as if he's single.
These questions plague any college student brave enough to attempt dating in college.
While some accept these nuances as “just the way it is,” others lament for a simpler time when dates, love letters and actually knowing where you stand were the norm.
They may, in fact, be better at dating than you are.
According to a recent Bowling Green State University study cited by Anna North in Jezebel, folks aged over 60 years old are the largest growing demographic in online dating.